Dreams of home

[REVIEW] we drove to diffuse depression mazhuang.This past 6,7 years-long depression Man, overgrown with reeds and weeds, now is the modernization of the rural district, surrounded by paddy fields, ponds and orchards, it is a veritable land of plenty.  I have 20 years did not return home the.Brother at home, and often called to say: “Brother, hometown had changed so much, go home to see it!”Recently old girl calls again urging me to go home:” Welcome Recently married, the family miss you and hope to welcome you home to attend the wedding.”Inexcusable nephew married do not go home, so I let the girl go to Tianjin to buy a sleeper ticket, this time I’m going to go home.    Ordinary girl bought a ticket, she said: “Now and again train speed, Tianjin, Xuzhou only five or six hours, do not need to buy a sleeper ticket.”I played to Tianjin station, boarded the bus bound for Xuzhou.Passenger cabin are numerous but orderly, there is no past crowded and noisy.The seat is new Ruanxi the middle of a beautiful coffee table, window decorated with flowers.Soon the waiter brought a cup of tea, cup of coffee and a peanut seeds.I sat quietly in soft gallery, recalled the scene 48 years ago, the first time I went by train to Beijing to study: the passengers crowded, noisy, chaotic.From Xuzhou to Beijing ran a full 24 hours, then I go home switch to 21 times faster also have 14 hours straight.  The train started running, trembling slightly as the train and the beautiful sounds of music, I drift off to sleep.Suddenly a friendly voice woke me: “Xuzhou station is coming, passengers have to get off you make a Xuzhou get ready” to play three consecutive times, my eyes open at the table, it only took six hours.  Get off from Xuzhou East Station, a little past noon, I decided to look at his alma mater.I remember Xuzhou in a nearby caught Ho Qing bridge, the old course of the Yellow River in the south, a dirt road through the school gate, surrounded by a low-rise houses.I boarded the bus around the city, all the way to enjoy the scenery along the way.Xuzhou change too much, I can not find it in the past has been the appearance of.Qingyun Bridge station bus arrived, the waiter helped me in the car, looked up here, my memory is not already in Qingyun bridge.The original stone arch lengthened and widened, becoming a double-lane porous bridge, on both sides of aesthetic guardrails.Old Yellow River on both sides of skyscrapers, I can not tell East and West.Old road turned into asphalt road, the low houses turned into rows of high-rise buildings.Where in Xuzhou, a?I’m looking for a long time disappeared, and had to sit around the city bus back to East Point.I boarded the car home, at 17:00 returned after an absence of 20 years old house.Brother to see me come back, I’m pleased to say: “Brother, you had dinner seize the time to rest, tomorrow I brought you a closer look at changes in home.”The next morning meal, my brother and I rode a tuk-tuk to visit the lovely home.Changes in home too, adobe houses replaced by all-brick houses, the dirt road becomes asphalt road, home is so beautiful!We first came to the United States and Yao River, this is my youth had participated in the renovation of the home river.Yao is now the United States and willow-lined river, the river green clarify River lush crop harvest in sight.We came to the big Tamura, former Huangtupo become Huaguoshan, filling of rice flowering, fragrant rice flower breeze downhill, it is refreshing.  We drove to diffuse depression mazhuang.This past 6,7 years-long depression Man, overgrown with reeds and weeds, now is the modernization of the rural district, surrounded by paddy fields, ponds and orchards, it is a veritable land of plenty.  Toward noon, we came to the east coast of the famous thatched Dasha wasteland.Over the past few thatched shortage difficult aspect 10, the grass is everywhere, everywhere is water beach, no signs of human habitation.Now the local government joint venture with a Shanghai company to develop grass wasteland, peanut production bases have been built here and orchards, is the most affluent places in northern Jiangsu, is a model of modern rural.  See my hometown of Hull, me very excited, he kept shouting: “ah!Ah, lovely home so beautiful, I.”I pushed his wife aside, he said:” how now, said a daydream!Get up bar, morning exercise time is up.”I stood up and rubbed his eyes, turned out to be a dream to return home.I carefully vivid memories of the beauty of dreams, home.I thought: “This is not a dream, this is real life in a dream of a true reflection.”